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Scarce first edition of della Valle
De' Viaggi di Pietro della Valle, il pellegrino.
Descritti da lui medesimo in lettere familiari all'erudito suo amico Mario Schipano. Parte prima, cioè la Turchia. Rome Vitale Mascardi 1650
First edition. Small 4to, pp.16, (19)-780, [30, index]. Lacks the privilege leaf and second title-page. Contemporary half vellum over marbled boards, spine lettered in ink. Edges a little rubbed, small hole in spine, bibliographical notes on verso of front endpaper, small library stamp on title-page, occasional light foxing. Overall a very good copy.
Smitskamp PO 229
Voyage en Syrie et en Egypte, pendant les Annees 1783, 84 et 85,
Paris: Courcier 1807
Quatrieme edition Two volumes, pp.x, 487, , 2 folding plates, 2 folding maps.; vii, 458, , 2 folding plates, folding plan, folding map. A superb set bound in contemporary half morocco, marbled boards, with an Italian (?) royal monogram, VAC, in gilt on spine.
Oeuvres de C. F. Volney.
Volume I: Les ruines, ou meditation sur les revolutions des empires. Volumes II and III: Voyage en Egypte et en Syrie, pendant les annees 1783, 1784 et 1785. Volume IV: Tableau du Climat et du sol des Etats-Unis d'Amerique. Volumes V and VI: Recherches Nouvelles sur l'histoire ancienne. Volume VII: Lecons d'histoire. Volume VIII: L'alfabet Europeen applique aux langues Asiatiques. Paris Parmantier & Froment 1826
Second edition. Eight volumes, 8vo, each volume around 450 pp. With 2 frontispieces (1 folding), 1 folding frontispiece map, 9 plates (6 folding), 17 tables (13 folding) and 6 folding maps. A handsome set bound in quarter red morocco over paper boards, spines lettered in gilt. Minor wear to boards and corners; ownership labels on front pastedowns of each volume.
Narrative of a Voyage to Madeira, Teneriffe, and along the shores of the Mediterranean, including a visity to Algiers, Egypt, Palestine, Tyre, Rhodes, Telmessus, Cyprus, and Greece.
With observations on the present state and prospects of Egypt and Palestine, and on the climate, natural history, antiquities, etc. of the countries visited. Dublin: William Curry 1840
First edition. Two volumes, 8vo, pp. xiv, [ii], 464; viii, 495; with frontispieces, 2 plates and 2 plans; several illustrations in the text. Original cloth, faded, rebacked; ownership signature on titles, offsetting to maps.
Travels in Egypt and the Holy Land.
The second edition: with a journey through Turkey, Greece, the Ionian isles, Sicily, Spain, &c. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green 1824
Second edition pp.xxi, 452, frontis, 11 plates. A good copy bound in half-calf, marbled boards. Title and frontis foxed. Some foxing to and off-setting of plates.
Travels and Adventures of the Rev. Joseph Wolff, D.D., LL.D.
Vicar of Ile Brewers, near Taunton, and late Missionary to the Jews and Muhammadans in Persia, Bokhara, Cashmere, etc. London: Saunders, Otley & Co. 1860-61
First edition Two volumes, 8vo, pp. viii, 535, frontis portrait; xv, 463, [i (apology)]. A very good set bound in contemporary half calf and marbled boards, spines in compartment with maroon lettering piece,a little rubbed
The Wilderness of Zin
(Archaeological Report). London Palestine Exploration Fund 1915 (1935)
First edition, second (1935) issue (without full stop after spine date), 4to, pp.xvi, 154, 37 plates, 2 maps. A little light spotting to end-papers and first title page, but otherwise a near fine copy in the original cloth-backed boards.